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TYPHOON IN THE PHILIPPINES

posted at: 2013-11-12 14:29:28 by The StoryVault Team

Terrible news about the typhoon in the Philippines prompts a search on StoryVault - which turns up an amazing story from John Baxter.  John was a prisoner of war in 1942 and was being transpor

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AMAZING WORLD WAR TWO STORIES OF COURAGE AND ADVENTURE

posted at: 2013-11-11 07:08:48 by The StoryVault Team

The renewed interest in WW1 and WW2 arising from all the upcoming anniversaries reminds us to review some of the extraordinary stories of courage and adventure told by those who actually experience

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MOVIE MAGIC

posted at: 2013-11-11 07:00:30 by The StoryVault Team

It's easy to overlook how much great stuff there is on StoryVault, and so sometimes it's a good idea just to browse and see what you find.  Doing just that, I came across an absolutely brillia

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FAY PANNELL OBE

posted at: 2013-09-10 11:54:07 by The StoryVault Team

It is with great regret that we record the death yesterday of Fay Pannell OBE.  Fay had an amazing life, and was a great character, tremendous campaigner, and wonderful friend to so many peopl

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AMAZING LIFE-STORY RECORDED AND CELEBRATED

posted at: 2013-08-07 07:15:51 by The StoryVault Team

Have you ever wondered how some people seem to have such event-filled lives while others of us seem to have comparatively routine experiences?  Put in Ronnie Carroll into the storyvault search

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ANNIVERSARY OF WORLD WAR ONE

posted at: 2013-03-25 15:02:50 by The StoryVault Team

In the next few months, we will begin to see books and TV programmes marking the centenary of the outbreak of World War One.  We already have on StoryVault some memories from the wonderful Hen

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Thank you to contributors

posted at: 2013-03-13 18:39:59 by Naqib Qazi

A big thank you to the organisations such as DHE Solutions and Frontline HRD who have uploaded a

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TORTURE IN BAHRAIN

posted at: 2013-02-11 09:29:34 by The StoryVault Team

Thank you to the people who have told their stories about their recent arrest and ill-treatment in Bahrain.  Torture and ill-treatment have been identified and criticised by a number of bodies

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EXTRAORDINARY TALES OF HEROISM

posted at: 2012-12-24 17:22:46 by The StoryVault Team

It's marvellous to have a new interview on the site from Martyn Cox.  Martyn has spent many years travelling all over Britain and France at his own expense to collect the memories of a group o

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CHRISTMAS MEMORIES

posted at: 2012-12-18 10:05:55 by The StoryVault Team

We have stories on StoryVault of what it was like at Christmas if you were growing up in the north-east of England shortly after World War 2, and also an account of some traditions of celebrating C

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